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Neighbouring Uganda Loses First Doctor To Ebola As The Killer Disease Keeps Spreading.

Neighbouring country Uganda, has lost a medical doctor to the deadly Ebola. This has been confirmed by Uganda’s health minister Jane Ruth Cero.

According to her, the 37 years old who is a foreigner working in the country succumbed to the viral disease today in the morning. He had tested positive for the disease last week and has been under isolation.

"I regret to announce that we have lost our first doctor, Dr Mohammed Ali, a Tanzanian National, 37yr old Male today at 3:15am." Dr Jane posted on her social media pages

"He tested positive of Ebola on Sept 26, 2022 and died while receiving treatment at Fort Portal RRH, Isolation facility ( JMedic)." Jane further added.

"I condole with his family, medical fraternity, KIU university and the people of Tanzania. Dr. Ali is the first Doctor, and second health worker to have succumbed to Ebola. The first was a midwife from St Florence Clinic, a probable case, because she died before testing." She added.


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